MAGS FOR AG is a bacchanal feast with winemakers pouring magnums table side. The night kicks-off with caviar wine reception followed by a keynote speaker and seated dinner prepared by notable chefs and closes with a silent-auction, all to benefit charity.
MAGS FOR AG is a tour filled with big bottles, top winemakers and chefs, stunning venues, educational programming, sustainable initiatives and culinary experiences for a good cause. Together, we will meet new friends who have a commitment to making the world a better place through eating and drinking. Come join us in growing farmers who will raise safe food for generations of children and cooks to come. Click below to learn more about hosting venues, participating winemakers and chefs.
Chef Dustin Valette of Valette’s in Healdsburg will host a bacchanal feast with top chefs and notable winemakers. The evening begins with a wine reception filled with Black River Caviar and passed canapés from Kyle Connaughton at Single Thread. Keynote speaker Brady Lowe (founder of Cochon555, Taste Network, Piggy Bank) will present a Problem and Solution on how agriculture and technology can work together to support a better food future before dinner.
A butcher will cook select cuts of heritage pork Yakitori-style on hibachi grills while chefs prepare a family-style feast and winemakers pour magnums table-side. Guests are invited to bid on silent auction packages filled with cellared wines and gifts from wineries, restaurants and sponsors.
Guest chefs include John Stewart and Duskie Estes of Black Pig Meat Co. (formerly of zazu restaurant), Rodney Wages of Avery (SF) and Scotty Romano of Dry Creek Kitchen (Healdsburg).
Participating wineries include Lombardi Wines, Chenoweth Vineyards, Coursey Graves, Tongue Dancer Wines, Arista Wines, Ramey Wine Cellars, Lando Wines, Arcadian Winery, Davis Family Vineyards, Silver Oak, and Phifer Pavitt to name a few. A current list can be found on the website at www.magsforag.com.
Wine Caviar, Canapés, Yakitori-style Butcher Demo & Hibachi Grills
Keynote Speaker, Family-Style Feast, Magnums Poured Table-side
9:00PM SILENT AUCTION
Silent Auction, Dessert & more wine
ABOUT – MAGS FOR AG is a week filled with huge bottles, top chefs, educational programming, sustainable initiatives and culinary experiences for a good cause. Nothing is more important to small, family farmers than the community that surrounds them. Together, we will meet new friends who have a commitment to making the world a better place through eating and drinking.
Mags for Ag is determined to raise funds for great causes in addition to starting a very important conversation in each community.